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New Film Targets Botched Response of Greek Government to Deadly Attica Fire

The Greek government is under renewed pressure over the deadly July 2018 fire at Mati following a new documentary aired on Thursday. The film...

Twenty People Charged in Deadly Fire in Mati, Greece

The Athens Prosecutor's Office announced on Tuesday that twenty people will be brought up on charges related to the deadly fire at the resort...

Migrants Granted Greek Citizenship After Saving Dozens in Mati Fire

Greece's President Prokopis Pavlopoulos will grant Greek citizenship to three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly...

Greece 2018: The Year in Review

The year 2018 was a tumultuous one for Greece, marked by tragic events such as the East Attica fires which claimed the lives of...

Death Toll From Mati Fire Disaster Rises to 100

Almost five months since the devastating fires in East Attica, a 73 year-old man died of his burns at the Evangelismos hospital in Athens. The...

Fire-Stricken Mati Sends Defiant Message of Hope

Residents of the fire-stricken Greek town of Mati, located 40 km (25 miles) east of Athens, have raised a huge banner on a burned-out...

Cyprus to Build Hospital in Greece’s Fire-Stricken Mati

The Republic of Cyprus announced on Tuesday plans to build a hospital in Mati, the region of Greece which was devastated by the July...

Young Greeks from Mati Show Solidarity With California

"We Feel You California," was the touching message of solidarity that young Greeks from Mati and Neos Voutzas sent out to the California wildfire...

Greek Bureaucracy Blocks Relief Fund Distribution to Victims of East Attica Fires

House Speaker Nikos Voutsis announced today that out of the 37.7 million euros collected for emergency aid to the victims of the deadly East...

Greek Fire Victim Out of Intensive Care 78 Days After Inferno

Dimitris Philippis, the last remaining victim of the deadly fire in the Greek resort of Mati, was discharged from the intensive care unit of...

Marathon Mayor Dedicates 36th Race to Victims of Attica Wildfires

The 36th Authentic Marathon was held on Sunday morning in the town of Marathon, Greece, with Mayor Elias Psinakis dedicating this year's race to the...
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From Syria to Greece, from Refugee to Lifeguard

It was just over a year ago when Obada “Ibo” Al-Nassar made the perilous venture across the Aegean to reach Lesvos. The friendship that...

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